Custom Cinco de Mayo drink specials at Zócalo Mexican Cuisine and Tequileria start on May 1, Moms drink free for Mother's Day brunch

Cinco de Mayo also includes food specials and live music; Mothers are invited to enjoy a free mimosa with purchase of a brunch entrée on Sunday, May 10

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 1, 2015) – Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria is kicking off its Cinco de Mayo celebration with four days of $7 drink specials starting Friday, May 1. All cocktails are new to the menu (full list below), and will be available from 11 a.m. – close, including a Mint Julep Margarita in honor of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.

Zócalo will also be featuring food specials from 3 p.m. – close on Tuesday, May 5, including Shrimp Ceviche, Chicken Taquitos and Carne Asada Tacos. Live music will also take place during the festivities, with DJ Shadow Runner completing two sets, the first from 3 – 7 p.m. and the second from 8 p.m. – midnight.

Friday, May 1
Pepino – Blanco tequila, Triple Sec, agave, lime, cucumber, pineapple

Saturday, May 2
Blackberry Mint Julep Margarita – blackberry, mint, Anejo tequila, lime, honey syrup

Sunday, May 3
Michelada – hot sauce, Maggi, Negra Modelo

Monday, May 4
No specials, restaurant closed all day for a private party.

Tuesday, May 5
620 Paloma – pineapple-grapefruit infused tequila, lime, simple syrup, Steigl Radler

Shrimp Ceviche – guacamole, raw tomatillo salsa, red onion, tomato, cilantro

Chicken Taquitos – spicy citrus salsa borracha, crema, lettuce, queso fresco

Carne Asada Taco – roasted tomato and serrano chile salsa, raw onion, cilantro

In addition, Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria will celebrate Mother’s Day with a free mimosa for all mothers with the purchase of a brunch entrée on Sunday, May 10 (menu below). Full brunch menu service will be available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. throughout the restaurant and on its patios. Reservations can be made by calling Zócalo at (815) 756-5555, and will be accepted through May 9.

Zocalo Brunch Menu
Cinnamon Rolls – Mexican cinnamon, candied almonds

Breakfast Burrito – Chorizo, scrambled eggs, jack cheese, potatoes, onion, poblano, queso blanco mornay, guacamole, black beans

Horchata French Toast – Horchata cream batter, caramelized bananas, house-made syrup, whipped cream

Lobster and Crab Omelette – Longostino lobster, crab, green chile, onion, goat cheese, crema, avocado-tomatillo sauce

Chilaquiles – Tortilla strips, salsa verde, chicken tinga, over easy eggs, crema, black bean purée

Mushroom Frittata – Shiitake, oyster and crimini mushrooms, red and yellow peppers, onion, queso fresco

Huevos Rancheros Con Carne – Ribeye steak, poached eggs, ranchero salsa, fresh tortillas

About Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria
Zócalo Mexican Cuisine & Tequileria opened in October of 2011 introducing Kansas City to fresh, contemporary Mexican cuisine. The Zócalo menu features salads, tacos, enchiladas, entrees, and desserts, focusing on fresh cuisine crafted with a combination of imported and local ingredients. Zócalo is home to Kansas City’s most extensive tequila and mezcal offerings, with over 85 to sample. Located at 620 West 48th street in Kansas City, Mo., Zócalo serves a full menu daily in addition to a brunch menu on the weekend and happy hour every weekday from 3:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 11:00a.m. – 1:30 a.m. and Sunday 11:00a.m– 10:00 p.m. For more information call (816) 756-5555 or visit